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Register for Spring 2015 Micro & Recreational Soccer with Savannah United

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Winter Soccer Camp January 2015 Savannah United

Registration is now open for Savannah United Spring 2015 Soccer season.

If you have an Early Goals aged player (30 months to 48 months) the info below does not apply. Please check the Early Goals page for more information by clicking here.

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U4, U6 & U8 Micro Program

REGISTRATIONS
+ Registrations for U4, U6, and U8 are currently OPEN – register here.
+ There will be a **LATE FEE** assessed on February 24th, so be sure to register before then

UNIFORMS
+ Every player in the U6 and U8 age groupings will need a new uniform this spring
+ Uniforms are ordered online from Specialty Sports . Order here.
+ Uniforms will need to be ordered by February 24th to ensure they are ready for the 1st game

Between the recreational and the micro programs, Savannah United is moving the players into a standard uniform package – same package for every player on every team. Each player on each team will get a LIGHT BLUE and a LIME jersey. This will help simplify the process as players may shift between teams from fall to spring and year to year.

The game schedule will details which uniform to wear. One team will wear LIGHT BLUE and the other will wear the LIME, the schedule will make it clear who is to wear which color.

Each team can wear whichever color socks, shorts, shoes as they wish.

PLAYING
+ Practices will begin for those who are registered on February 23rd
+ Games will begin on March 14th
+ No games on April 4th
+ Last games will be on May 9th

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U10 – U14 Recreational Program

* Registration is open now and will close on 2/28 (late fee of $15 assessed beginning 2/21)

* Registration can be completed and more information can be found here 

* All players (new and returning) must order a new uniform package through Specialty Sports (late fee assessed after 2/22) that will last until Spring 2017. Click here to order uniforms:

* Practice for most teams will begin the week of 2/23

* The first round of games will be 3/7

* Playoff Week will be 5/11 – 5/14

Savannah United, www.savannahunited.com, 702 Mall Blvd Suite C, Savannah, 31406, tel 912-691-2472, email info@savannahunited.com. On Facebook here.

Savannah homeschool programs/groups: Classical Conversations Open Houses & Info Meetings

Friday, January 30th, 2015

homeschool programs in Savannah Pooler Bluffton

Classical Conversations  supports homeschooling parents by cultivating the love of learning through a Christian worldview in fellowship with other families. Classical Conversations participants believe there are three keys to a great education: classical, Christian, and Community.

Classical Conversations  participants believe that every child is uniquely and wonderfully made and that parents can be the best teachers for their children. Through their Foundations (K4- 6th grade), Essentials (4th-6th grade), and Challenge (7th-12th grade) programs, Classical Conversations  supports parents and students along the journey of homeschooling.

Classical Conversations  would love to have you join them!

You’re invited to an information meeting about Classical Conversations and then an open house. There are various meeting times and locations all over the Coastal Georgia area.

If you have any questions, please contact Michele Stuchell at MStuchell@ClassicalConversations.com. For more information about CC, please visit www.ClassicalConversations.com.

Classical Conversations Information Meetings:

February 2, 4:30 to 6:30 at Dairy Queen in Rincon; RSVP to Jean Hayes at jmschoe25@gmail.com

February 3, 7-9p at Dairy Queen in Rincon; RSVP to Sarah Eno at abisarahgail@yahoo.com

February 4, 2-4p at Tiffany Drabek’s home; RSVP to Tiffany Drabek at TiffanyDrabek@gmail.com for directions and address

February 11, 2p at Chick-Fil-A in Pooler; RSVP to Angela Theiss at angela722@hotmail.com

February 11, 6:30 Panera in Hinesville; RSVP to Rachel Jones at jonesfam1991@yahoo.com

February 12, 2p at JF Gregory Park in Richmond Hill; RSVP to Tonya Robinson at tonya@richmondhillcc.com

February 17, Dairy Queen in Hinesville; RSVP to Amanda Nielsen at amanda.lakewoodcc@gmail.com

February 19, Dunkin Donuts on Rt. 17, Savannah, 3-5p; RSVP to Michele Stuchell at MStuchell@ClassicalConversations.com

February 21, 3-4pm in Guyton; RSVP to Patty Mowers at PattyMowers@gmail.com for directions, address

Classical Conversations Open Houses

February 3, Pooler

Foundations and Essentials, RSVP to Angela Theiss at angela722@hotmail.com

February 3, Savannah

Foundations, Essentials and Challenge A, RSVP to Tiffany Drabek at tiffanydrabek@gmail.com

February 9, Hinesville

Foundations and Essentials, RSVP to Amanda Nielsen at amanda.lakewoodcc@gmail.com

Challenge II, RSVP to Rachel Jones at jonesfam1991@yahoo.com

February 12, Rincon

Foundations, Essentials and Challenge A, B, I & III RSVP to RSVP to Toni Carroll at tc0223@outlook.com

February 17, Berwick

Foundations, Essentials, Challenge A, B, I, II, RSVP to Michele Stuchell at MStuchell@ClassicalConversations.com

February 24, Richmond Hill

Foundations and Essentials, RSVP to Tonya Robinson at tonya@richmondhillcc.com

February 24, Pooler

Foundations and Essentials, RSVP to Angela Theiss at angela722@hotmail.com

Classical Conversations, www.ClassicalConversations.com, On Twitter here.  On Facebook here. Email mstuchell@ClassicalConversations.com . Classical Conversations is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

FREE Colonial Faire and Muster 2015 @ Wormsloe Historic Site & FREE Super Museum Sunday

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

FREE Colonial Faire & Muster Wormsloe Super Museum Sunday 2015 Savannah FREE Colonial Faire and Muster 2015

Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. from February 7 & February 8
Wormsloe Historic Site, 7601 Skidaway Rd, Savannah  31406.
Experience life in Colonial Georgia during the 18th century with a military encampment, sutler’s row, craft demonstrations, military demonstrations, and period music and dance. Food concessions will be available. Free. 912-353-3023.

FOR MORE FREE SAVANNAH AREA KIDS’ EVENTS, CLICK HERE. 

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FREE admission to museums, historic sites on Super Museum Sunday, Feb. 8

Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday 2015

List of Participating Super Museum Sunday Sites
The following sites will have free admission on Sunday, February 8th, 2015, from 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m., unless alternate hours are listed. All Coastal Heritage Society sites – Savannah Children’s Museum, Georgia State Railroad Museum, Fort Jackson, Savannah History Museum – will be open 9am-5pm.

Andrew Low House Museum
329 Abercorn Street, Savannah
andrewlowhouse.com

Battlefield Memorial Park
303 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Savannah
chsgeorgia.org

Beach Institute African American Cultural Center
502 East Harris Street, Savannah
3:00-6:00 p.m.
visit-historic-savannah.com/beach-institute.html

Bethesda Academy’s William H. Ford, Sr. Museum & Visitors Center
9520 Ferguson Avenue, Savannah
bethesdaacademy.org/

Bloomingdale History Museum and Visitors Center
205 E. Hwy 80, Bloomingdale
bloomingdale-ga.com/Bloomingdale-History-Museum.html

Bonaventure Historical Society
330 Bonaventure Road, Savannah
Tours at 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, and 3:00 p.m.
bonaventurehistorical.org

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens
2 Canebrake Road, Savannah
coastalgeorgiabg.org

Congregation Mickve Israel
20 East Gordon Street, Savannah
Tours from 1-4:00 p.m.
mickveisrael.org

Davenport House Museum
324 East State Street, Savannah, GA
davenporthousemuseum.org

First African Baptist Church
23 Montgomery Street, Savannah
1:30-4:00 p.m.
firstafricanbc.com

First Bryan Baptist Church
575 W. Bryan Street, Savannah
2:00-4:00 p.m.
fbbcsav.org

Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home Foundation, Inc.
207 East Charlton Street, Savannah
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
flanneryoconnorhome.org

Fort King George
302 MacIntosh Road, SE, Darien
gastateparks.org/FortKingGeorge

Fort Morris Historic Site
2559 Fort Morris Road, Midway
gastateparks.org/FortMorris

Fort Pulaski National Monument
US Highway 80 E,  Savannah
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
nps.gov/fopu/index.htm

Funk Heritage Center
7300 Reinhardt Circle, Waleska, Ga
reinhardt.edu/funkheritage

Geechee Kunda
622 Ways Temple Road, Riceboro, GA
geecheekunda.com/

Georgia Historical Society
501 Whitaker Street, Savannah
georgiahistory.com

Georgia Salzburger Society
2980 Ebenezer Road, Rincon
georgiasalzburgers.com

Georgia Southern University Museum
Rosenwald Building, Southern Drive, GSU
2:00-5:00 pm
academics.georgiasouthern.edu/museum

Georgia State Railroad Museum
601 W. Harris Street, Savannah OPEN 9AM-5PM.
chsgeorgia.org

Girl Scout First Headquarters Museum and Program Center
330 Drayton Street, Savannah
gshg.org/Things-to-Do/Visit-First-Headquarters/Pages/default.aspx

Great Savannah Races Museum
411 Abercorn Street, Savannah
greatsavannahraces.com

Harper Fowlkes House
230 Barnard Street, Savannah
1:00-4:00 p.m.
harperfowlkeshouse.com

Historic Effingham Society Museum and Living History Site
1002 Pine Street, Springfield
historiceffinghamsociety.org

Historical Dorchester Academy
8787 Oglethorpe Highway, Midway
libertycounty.org/dorchester-academy

Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, National Historic Landmark
10 E. Oglethorpe Ave, Savannah
juliettegordonlowbirthplace.org

King Tisdell Cottage
514 E. Huntingdon Street, Savannah
3:00-6:00 p.m.
visit-historic-savannah.com/king-tisdell-cottage.html

Massie Heritage Center
207 E. Gordon Street, Savannah
massieschool.com

Midway Museum
491 N. Coastal Hwy, Midway
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
themidwaymuseum.org

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
175 Bourne Avenue, Pooler
mightyeighth.org

Oatland Island Wildlife Center
711 Sandtown Road, Savannah
oatlandisland.org

Old Fort Jackson
1 Fort Jackson Road, Savannah. Open 9 AM-5PM
chsgeorgia.org

Pin Point Heritage Museum
9924 Pin Point Avenue, Savannah
chsgeorgia.org

Richmond Hill Historical Society
11460 Ford Avenue, Richmond Hill
richmondhillhistoricalsociety.com

Savannah Children’s Museum
655 Louisville Road, Savannah OPEN 9 AM-5PM
savannahchildrensmuseum.org

Savannah History Museum
303 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Savannah OPEN 9AM-5PM
chsgeorgia.org

Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Museum & Nature Center
681 Fort Argyle Road, Savannah
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
parks.chathamcounty.org/Parks/Multipurpose-Trails/Old-Savannah-Ogeechee-Canal

SCAD Museum of Art
601 Turner Blvd., Savannah
scadmoa.org

Ships of the Sea Museum
41 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Savannah
shipsofthesea.org

Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences
121 Barnard Street, Telfair Square, Savannah
telfair.org

Telfair’s Jepson Center for the Arts
207 West York Lane, Savannah. Families can add to the fun of Super Museum Sunday by taking part in several open-ended art-making activities in the Jepson Center Eckburg Atrium.
telfair.org

Telfair’s Owens-Thomas House
124 Abercorn Street, Savannah
telfair.org

Thunderbolt Historical Society
2702 Mechanics Avenue, Thunderbolt
1:00-4:00 p.m.

Tybee Island Light Station and Museum
30 Meddin Drive, Tybee Island
tybeelighthouse.org

UGA Marine Education Center & Aquarium
30 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA
marex.uga.edu/aquarium

Wormsloe Historic Site
7601 Skidaway Road, Savannah
gastateparks.org/Wormsloe

FREE Irish Dance classes for kids Jan-March 2015 in Savannah

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Free Irish Dance Classes Savannah Legacy Legacy Irish Dance in Savannah is offering 4 FREE weeks of classes for the months of January, February & March 2015 to children wanting to give Irish dance a try.

Anyone who participates is also invited to join in the Savannah St. Patrick’s Day parade on Tues. March 17 at 10:15 AM .

For more information or to register,
Call: 912-484-7038 or
Email: legacyofthelowcountry@gmail.com

7176 Hodgson Memorial Drive
Savannah, GA

Legacy Irish Dance, 7176 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Savannah, 912-484-7038, www.legacyirishdance.com, email legacyofthelowcountry@gmail.com  On Facebook here  On Twitter here. 

Free Family Day @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, March 7, Savannah

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Free kids' events in Savannah

FREE FAMILY DAYS @ TELFAIR MUSEUM’S JEPSON CENTER, Savannah

Free Family Day, Saturday, March 7, 1-4 pm / Jepson Center
Admission is free. Details here. 

The Visual Blues
Jepson Center
Explore the creativity of the blues, jazz, and the Harlem Renaissance in this day of activities for all ages. Make a collage inspired by the art of Romare Bearden and learn dances of the period. Enjoy a 2pm performance by the Savannah Children’s Choir and a 3pm concert by the legendary guitarist and blueswoman Beverly “Guitar” Watkins and the King Bees.

Other Free Family Days @ the Jepson Center

Sunday, February 8 part of Super Museum Sunday, when Savannah area museums, historic sites are free. Details on Super Museum Sunday here.
Families can add to the fun of Super Museum Sunday by taking part in several open-ended art-making activities in the Jepson Center Eckburg Atrium.

Saturday, April 11 In Living Color. Details here. 
Spring into fun, and celebrate the exhibitions In Living Color and Hot Pink in an afternoon of hands-on art-making for children and adults. Try out relief printing, and silk-screen your own t-shirts. Help make an inflatable sculpture.

Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. on Telfair Square, 912.790.8800, www.telfair.org, Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

FOR MORE FREE LOCAL KIDS’ EVENTS, VISIT OUR FREEBIES PAGE HERE. 

Children’s entertainment, music, Irish dance + free admission for kids under 14 @ Savannah Irish Festival, Feb. 14-15

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Free kids' events in Savannah Savannah Irish Festival 201423nd Annual Savannah Irish Festival
February 14-15, 2015

Savannah Irish Festival brings two days and one night of internationally acclaimed Irish-American and Celtic music, dance, culture, food and fun to historic downtown Savannah.
When: Saturday, February 14, 2015 10 AM – 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 15, 2015 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: Savannah Civic Center, 401 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, Georgia
Other: Friday Night Ceili, traditional Irish dance party. Friday, Feb. 13, 6:30pm, Knights of Columbus, 3 W. Liberty Street.

FREEBIES:
Free admission for children younger than 14..
Sunday is free for Military personnel and their families, as well as college students with proper ID.

Festival highlights

Saturday Main Stage schedule:
10:15–11:30 Opening ceremony with SVA Chorale & Savannah Pipes & Drums
11:45–12:30 Irish Dancers of Savannah
12:45–1:30 Gabriel Donohue
1:45– 2:30 Open the Door for Three
2:45– 3:30 The McKrells
3:45– 4:30 Legacy Irish Dance Academy
4:45– 5:30 Burning Bridget Cleary
5:45– 6:30 The Savannah Ceili Band

Sunday Main Stage schedule:
12:00–12:45 Legacy Irish Dance Academy
1:00–1:45 Burning Bridget Cleary
2:00–2:45 Irish Dancers of Savannah
3:00–3:45 The McKrells
4:00–4:45 Open the Door for Three
5:00–5:45 The Savannah Ceili Band
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Tickets:
$12* for a day ticket (good either Saturday or Sunday)
$16* for a two-day ticket.
Free admission for children under 14.
Free admission on Sunday for active duty military and family, and/or college students. (Valid ID required)
*Additional Savannah Civic Center Box Office service charges apply.

Other:
Friday Night Ceili (Traditional Irish Dance Party)
Kicks off the Irish Festival weekend! Do your best Irish dance moves to the tunes of the Savannah Ceili Band.
Friday, February 13, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Knights of Columbus Council 631
3 West Liberty Street (Liberty & Bull Streets)
$5 cash at the door.

For more details & the full schedule of performers, click here.

Cooking playdates, Valentine’s cooking party, cooking classes & more with Tummy Time Foods

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Cooking playdates in Pooler

Weekly Tiny Tots Play Dates, Pooler

Tuesdays at 10:15-11am

Join Tummy Time Foods for the most creative play date in town.  Kids ages 5 and under will enjoy learning, singing and story time while making two seasonal food crafts—one to eat and one to keep. Cost: $10 per child. Play Dates take place at the Tom Triplett Park Conference Room.

Theme for Tuesday Jan. 27: Color their World” with Rainbow Pasta Art.

Advanced tickets are required and may be purchased individually or in a 4-session bundle here: 

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Valentines gifts activities Savannah Tummy Time Foods

Valentine’s Cooking Party

Saturday, February 7, 4:00-6:00pm (Savannah State Farmer’s Market, 701 Hwy 80, Savannah)

Join Tummy Time Foods to cook up some deliciously loveable Valentine’s treats in the Tummy Time Foods’ kitchen.  For kids ages 6 and up.  Cost: $20 per child and advanced tickets are required. Tickets available here. 

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Cooking playdates Savannah Children's Museum Tummy Time Foods

Tiny Tots Play Date

Friday, February 13

10:00-11:00am and 2:00-3:00pm

Savannah Children’s Museum

Calling all kids ages 5 and under for the most creative culinary experience in town. Come experience Tummy Time Foods’ Tiny Tots Play Date at Savannah Children’s Museum on January 16th. Kids will enjoy learning, singing and story time while making two delicious, seasonal food crafts– one to eat and one to keep! February’s theme is “Stir Up Some Love.

Tickets are $10 per child and advanced tickets are requiredSpace is limited and seats will go fast! Click here to register. Contact Adrienne Edge with questions at adrienne@tummytimefoods.com

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Kids Night Out Tummy Time Foods Savannah

Kids Night Out

Friday, February 13 (6:00-10:00pm, Savannah State Farmer’s Market, 701 Hwy 80, Savannah)

In need of a Valentine’s date night? Drop your kids off for a fun-filled night of cooking parties, crafts, games, dancing, movies and more. Cost includes non-stop fun, a healthy meal and snacks the kids get to prepare themselves. For ages 6 and up! Cost: $50 per child. Seating is limited, so book your child’s spot today. Tickets available here.  

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Freezer Meal Club Tummy Time Foods

 

TTF Freezer Meal Club

Saturday, February 7, 10:00am-12:30pm (Savannah State Farmer’s Market, 701 Hwy 80, Savannah)

One day, two hours, eight meals and YOU. You’ve never done Monthly Freezer Meal Clubs like this.

Tummy Time Foods provides the recipes, food, disposable bakeware… everything you need to leave with 8 ready-to-cook meals for the freezer, oven or crock pot. As a group, you will enjoy food, fun and fellowship while preparing the meals onsite. Participants will also assist in preparing an additional set of meals to donate to families participating in the organizations, “Mommy Has Breast Cancer” and “Mommy Is In Treatment”.

The TTF Freezer Meal Club meets every first Saturday of every month at 10am-12:30pm at the Savannah State Farmer’s Market.  Cost: $75 per person for 8 meals. For more information, contact Adrienne Edge at info@tummytimefoods.com or 912.996.7120. Advanced tickets are required and are available here.

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Kids Cooking Birthday Parties Savannah Pooler

Kids Can Cook!

Tummy Time Foods provides hands-on cooking and nutrition events for kids of all ages! Our signature Kids Cooking Parties are the tastiest way to learn and play! In addition to these deliciously amazing events, we also provide Birthday Cooking Parties, At-Home Cooking Parties, Cooking Classes, Cooking Camps and Family Nutrition Coaching.

Looking for a creative idea for your child’s birthday? Looking for a creative activity for your kids during winter break? Book your Kids Cooking Party today at www.tummytimefoods.com.

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Couples Cooking Class Savannah Tummy Time FoodsCouples Cooking Class—Coming Soon
Saturday, March 21, 7:30-9:30pm (Ampersand, 36 MLK Blvd.)
It’s the perfect parent date night. Join Tummy Time Foods as you and your special someone make a delectable meal for two. You don’t want to miss it. Cost: $50 per couple. Seating is limited and advanced tickets are required. Menu and tickets available here .

Tummy Time Foods, www.tummytimefoods.com, (912) 996-7120 email info@tummytimefoods.com. On Facebook here.  Tummy Time Foods is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Saturday Kids’ Art Workshops presented by Scribble Art Studio & Blick Art Materials, Savannah

Monday, January 19th, 2015

Saturday Kids Art Workshops Savannah

Fill your child’s Saturdays with art @ Scribble Art Studio & Blick Art Materials Savannah Saturday Workshops @ Dick Blick Savannah, 318 E. Broughton St. Savannah, 31401. For ages 6 & older.  1-2:30 PM. Cost: $25.

See a complete list of workshops available here.

Last minute or same day sign ups please call 912-713-7376 to ensure workshop availability!

To learn more about Scribble’s art classes & children’s birthdays in Pooler & Savannah, click here or call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah & Pooler also offers private & group art classes, summer art camps, adult art parties & children’s birthday parties, both in the studio & at-home DIY art birthday kits. For gifts, Scribble as art kits & gift certificates. For more information, contact artist Carrie Christian at (912) 713-7376 or emailinfo@thescribbleartstudio.com  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Save the date: Old Fort Jackson’s Family Campover 2015 is March 6-7

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Family Campover at Old Fort Jackson Savannah Want to fire Old Fort Jackson cannons?

Save the Date: On March 6-7, Old Fort Jackson’s annual Family Campover in Savannah returns bigger and better than ever.

This year, junior campers will be trained as soldiers from the American Revolution and participate in a reenactment of the 1779 Battle of Savannah. Adult campers will become a militia unit from the Civil War and learn how to operate small arms, light and heavy artillery.

That’s right adults, for the first time ever – you will have the opportunity to fire Old Fort Jackson’s muskets and cannons! Registration will open soon. More details to follow.

Old Fort Jackson
1 Fort Jackson Road
Savannah, GA 31404
912.232.3945

Coastal Heritage Society manages Old Fort Jackson, a historic fort located on the Savannah River three miles east of downtown Savannah, www.chsgeorgia.org/, Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

After-School Theater Classes for various ages 3-18 @ Jewel Conservatory Theatre, Rincon

Friday, January 16th, 2015

after school kids children theater classes Savannah Pooler Rincon Jewel Conservatory Theatre The Jewel Conservatory Theatre in Rincon has whole assortment of theatre classes for all ages.

Their classes are tailor made to young thespians to focus on the process of being a truthful actor and do not put the pressure of performing on them. Each student will have a blast learning about acting through games, scene study, ensemble-driven classes. All classes are 10-weeks long. Details here. 

Junior Gems
Ages 3-5

This is the perfect introductory to stories on stage! Your youngest thespian will dive right into story drama through songs, simple movement, and crafts. The group makes their own costumes and props. These classes are 45 minutes and specifically created for the pre-school student.

February 13th-April 24th, 2015
Fridays
4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
$90
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Emeralds
Ages 6-8

This is the perfect introductory to stories on stage. Your little actor will learn about the fun of theatre. Through songs, stage movement, and age-appropriate story drama, your child will build their confidence and meet new friends. You will be blown away with the complex characters your children will create.

February 13th-April 24th, 2015
Fridays
4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
$90

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Elementary Troupe
Ages 9-12
From Greeks to folk lore to fairytales the Elementary Troupe does it all. Your elementary schooler will learn all about projection, character development, and how to stand and move on stage through fun games and play-study. Get ready to laugh and learn all about how fun theatre can be!

Tuesday Night Class
Shakespeare: Shipwrecks, Princesses, and Fools
10-weeks
(A study of “Twelfth Night”)
January 20th-March 24th, 2015
6:00-7:00 p.m.
$105

Thursday Night Class
Shakespeare: Duels, Comedy, and so much More!
10-weeks
(A study of “Midsummer Nights Dream”)
January 22nd-March 26th, 2015
4:00-5:00 p.m.
$105

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Teen Troupe
Ages 13-18

Do you have a busy teen that is interested in learning more about performing? If so, the Teen Intensive Workshops are perfect for you! Your teen will learn needed performance skills such as how to deliver a character-driven monologue, audition techniques, and what a cold read is. Get ready to do some intensive theatre work!

Upcoming Teen Intensive:

Improv Mania!
April 9th-30th, 2015
4-weeks
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
$40
Teen Troupe
Ages 13-18

Call 912-257-0671 or email jewelconservatorytheatre@gmail.com.

Stay connected with The Jewel Conservatory Theatre by liking it on Facebook here. 

The Jewel Conservatory Theatre,  226 Goshen Road, Building 500, Rincon, 31326 (912) 257-0671 email jewelconservatorytheatre@gmail.com,  www.jewelconservatory.com  The Jewel Conservatory Theatre is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Affordable Savannah art classes for kids including Raku for all ages; Fused Glass Jewelry & Windchimes & more

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

children's art classes, toddler art classes, clay classes painting Savannah Raku for all ages, Fused Glass Windchimes, Enameling Jewelry.

Those are just a few of the fun art classes & workshops offered this January & February 2015 @ City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs studios at 9 W. Henry St.

Register now for day & evening sessions for children, teens, and adults in all skill levels.

Sessions begin Jan. 12 and run through Feb. 20 2015. Three, four and six week classes are available, as well as weekend workshops.

Cost

Class fees here. Class fees include instruction, use of studio space, use of equipment and all materials and tools required. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Credit cards are accepted. Class fees here. 

Register

Class schedule and registration forms are available online here or by calling (912) 651-6783.

You can now register online by clicking here  and submit your registration form on the website or you can continue to use the PDF form under “Printable Registration Form” at http://www.savannahga.gov/index.aspx?nid=1043.

Youth & Adult Workshops

Fused Glass Jewelry Workshop (2 weeks)
Ages 12+, Sat., Jan. 31 & Feb. 7, 10am-12pm
$35/$30 city resident THIS CLASS IS FULL

Raku
All ages Sat., Jan. 31, 10am – 1pm
$10 per piece fired

Enameling Jewelry
Ages 12+, Sat., Feb. 14, 10am-1pm
$25/$20 city resident

Fused Glass Wind Chime
Ages 8+, Sat., Feb. 21, 10am-1pm
$15/$10 city resident

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Youth Visual Arts Classes

Morning Mud for Toddlers (3 weeks)
Ages 3-5, Thurs., Jan 15-29, 10-11am
$35/$30 city resident THIS CLASS IS FULL.

Art classes & workshops @ City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs studios. 9 W. Henry St. (912) 651-6783 On Facebook here. On Twitter here. Savannah Dept. of Cultural Affairs is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Tiny Tots Play Time @ Summit Gymnastics, Savannah

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Tiny Tots Play Time Summit Gymnastics Savannah

Summit Gymnastics – the go-to spot for tumbling & gymnastics in Savannah – is offering Tiny Tots Play Time beginning Thursday Jan. 22.

The sessions will be 9:30-11 AM for kids ages 5 & younger and their adult caregivers.

Conveniently located on Savannah’s Southside at 74 W Montgomery Crossroads near Abercorn,  Summit Gymnastics offers tumbling classes along with both recreational and competitive gymnastics from ages 18 months to 18 years.

Questions? Please call 912-921-1034 or email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com

Summit Gymnastics, 74 W Montgomery Crossroads, Savannah, 31406, (912) 921-1034, On Facebook here. Summit Gymnastics is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Train rides, soldier programs, Seuss Fest coming soon to Coastal Heritage Society sites, Savannah

Monday, January 12th, 2015

train rides for kids at Georgia State Railroad Museum Savannah February Train Rides Aboard Diesel Engine @ Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah
655 Louisville Rd., Savannah 31401
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in February 2015.
Rides will be at 11am, 1pm and 2pm.
For more details on specific tours, contact the GSRM gift shop: 912.651.6823.

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Old Fort Jackson SavannahSoldier programs, re-enactments @ Old Fort Jackson, Savannah
1 Fort Jackson Road, Savannah, 31404

February 14-15
The British have arrived on Georgia soil! Experience the lives of the Revolutionary and War of 1812 soldiers who were sent to the fort to protect Savannah from the British.
10AM to 4PM

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Free admission on Super Museum Sunday, Feb. 8
Experience all Coastal Heritage Society sites – Savannah Children’s Museum, Georgia State Railroad Museum, Fort Jackson, Savannah History Museum – for free! All sites will be open with free admission for Super Museum Sunday, 9am-5pm. Pin Point Heritage Museum will also be open.
More about Super Museum Sunday here.

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Kids spots in Savannah: Savannah children's MuseumSeuss Fest @ Savannah Children’s Museum
Feb. 28 – March 1
Children will participate in fun crafts, silly story-times, crazy games, and even get to create their very own Seuss- inspired character.
February 28- March 1, 10AM to 4PM

Savannah Children’s Museum School Year Hours:

Sunday: 11am-4pm
Monday*-Tuesday: Closed.
Wednesday through Saturday: 10am-4pm

*Special Holiday Opening: On Mondays that Savannah Chatham County Public Schools are not in session(including Presidents Day Feb. 16), Savannah Children’s Museum will be open 10am-4pm.

Come on out to learn and play with Savannah Children’s Museum. All programming subject to change.

(Regular school year hours are Wednesdays-Sundays)

Fridays
Open 10AM-4PM
11 AM: Story Time
1 PM: Hooray for History

Saturdays 
Open 10AM-4PM
11 AM: Family Fitness
1 PM: Super Science
2 PM: Awesome Art

Sundays
Open 11 AM-4 PM
Noon: Creative Crafts
1 PM: Hooray for History
2 PM: Family Fitness

Wednesdays 
Open 10AM-4PM
11 AM: Story Time
1 PM: Awesome Art

Thursdays
Open 10AM-4PM
11AM Story time
1PM Creative Crafts

Fridays
Open 10AM-4PM
11 AM: Story Time
1 PM: Hooray for History

Program descriptions

Hooray for History: programming has been specifically designed to introduce basic historical information to young children in an age appropriate and FUN way. Generally appropriate for ages 3-8.
Family Fitness: brings the whole family together to learn about nutrition, health, and fitness in a fun and engaging way. This program is designed for children and adults to be participating together for maximum FUN and learning.
Creative Crafts : a fun program designed to allow children to create something special to take home using their imaginations and creativity. This program is generally appropriate for ages 3-12.
Story Time: (a classic read-aloud program for children of all ages. The books read during each story time will be chosen based on the ages of children participating)
Super Science (This is an experiment based science program that will introduce children to interesting science concepts through REALLY COOL investigations! This program is generally appropriate for ages 4-12.)
Awesome Art (This goes beyond crafts to teach about different medias, artists, and techniques in a child friendly way. This program is generally appropriate for ages 4-12.)

Stay connected with Savannah Children’s Museum by liking their Facebook page here.

Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, 31401, (912) 651-4292, emailinfo@savannahchildrensmuseum.org, www.savannahchildrensmuseum.org Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

 

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Ocean-themed family films & children’s program @ Gray’s Reef Ocean Film Festival, Savannah

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Gray's Reef Ocean Film Festival 2015 Savannah The 12th annual Gray’s Reef Ocean Festival comes to the Lucas Theatre in downtown Savannah for two nights this week and a full day of ocean-themed films this Saturday Jan. 17 for the entire family. Learn more here. 

Sat. Jan. 17 Film Festival schedule 

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Morning Children’s Session 11 AM-NOON Sat. Jan. 17

Introduction and Sanctuary Overview

A short introduction of the beauty and importance of your National Marine Sanctuaries; together we are making a difference for ourselves and our future generations.

Ain’t No Fish

A cheeky animated film featuring signing seals in the Arctic.

Papa Cloudy’s Restaurant

Chef Papa Cloudy makes a sustainable menu after learning about overfishing; includes a song sung by octopus songstress Octo!

The Coralax

Inspired by Dr. Suess’ The Lorax and created by a group of 7th graders, The Coralax communicates the need for reef protection to the young and the young at heart.

Winter: The Dolphin that Can

A baby dolphin caught in a crab trap rope is rescued and faces losing her tail, learning to swim without a tail, and then the miracle of swimming again with a new prosthetic tail. Personal accounts and stories are shared from children and a wounded soldier who found her to be a life-changing role model.
Click here to watch film trailer.

Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary

Diving beneath the surface into Gray’s Reef, researchers explore Georgia’s own National Marine Sanctuary to learn more about the beautiful living carpet of plants and animals that cover rocky ledges, others that live within nooks and crannies, and the fishes and turtles that are drawn to this live-bottom reef.

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Emerging Filmmakers Showcase 1:30-3:35 PM

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Saturday Afternoon Session 4-6:15 PM

Antarctica: On the Edge
Swains Island

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Saturday Evening Session 7-9:30 PM

Deep Sea Challenge
Q&A with John Bruno,
Deep Sea Challenge Expedition Film Director
Closing Reception on Stage at the Lucas Theatre: 9:30-11 pm

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Friday, Jan 16

7-8 PM
Introduction and Sanctuary Overview
A short introduction of the beauty and importance of your National Marine Sanctuaries; together we are making a difference for ourselves and our future generations.

Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary
Diving beneath the surface into Gray’s Reef, researchers explore Georgia’s own National Marine Sanctuary to learn more about the beautiful living carpet of plants and animals that cover rocky ledges, others that live within nooks and crannies, and the fishes and turtles that are drawn to this live-bottom reef.

Great White Shark
Great White Shark explores the great white’s place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in its role at the top of the oceanic food chain.

8-8:15 pm BREAK

8:15-10:15 pm

Sylvia Earle Introduction

Mission Blue
Mission Blue tells the story of world-renowned oceanographer Sylvia Earle as she travels the globe on an urgent mission to shed light on the dire condition of Earth’s oceans.
Click here to watch film trailer.

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Tickets are on sale here
All ticket sales are donations to Gray’s Reef NMSF with the following amounts.
Friday evening: $5
Saturday morning children’s program only: $5
Saturday all films: $10
Saturday night reception: $15

The Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Foundation supports the Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary, Georgia’s best kept SEAcret! They are a local chapter of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and are co-hosting the 12th annual Gray’s Reef Ocean Film Festival at The Lucas Theatre, that is expected to draw 2,000 coastal residents and ocean enthusiasts.

Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St. Savannah, 31401, http://lucastheatre.com/